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985.Batch file rename -- How to make multiple copies of a file and rename them from a list?

User: Tianna -- 2012-08-04          << 984  986 >>
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Description:
I have a file that I need to make x number of copies of, and then rename those
copies with a filename from a predefined list. Can I do that with your tool?
Input Sample:
name-Copy
name-Copy(2)
name-Copy(3)
...
Output Sample:
newname1
newname2
newname3
...

Only, the new names are not in any 
kind of a pattern. They are random, 
like:
202704C
202722C
IBM12157C
IBM12158C
CMM170C
CMM135C

I have the new names in a spreadsheet
Answer:
Hint: You need to Download and install "Replace Pioneer" on windows platform to finish following steps.
1. open "Tools->Batch Runner" menu
2. Drag the original file from window file browser and drop to the "batch runner" window
3. right click mouse on the file in the list, and select "create duplicate input" context menu, and fill in the number of duplicates you need
4. save the new names in the spreadsheet to a text file(such as name.csv file) with only single column.
5. drag the name list file from windows file browser, and drop to the "Set output filename" entry, this entry will be filled automatically like:

6. check the "output file" column, make sure the new name preview in this column is correct, and click "File Rename" button, done.

Screenshot 1:  Batch_Runner_Window


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